Born in Vienna, Fanni Futterknecht has been studying free media, contextual painting and video at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam and the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. She participated at CNDC in Angers in France researching performance, space and the body. Fanni Futterknecht creates performances, installations and works with video. Fanni Futterknecht's works adopt a position that spans media, ranging between video, performance, and installation. In her works she reflects on sociological and social questions, converting them into poetic interpretations. Besides numerous scholarships, she has been shown her work in Vienna, Paris, Tokyo, Melbourne, Shanghai, Cairo amongst others.